• Buyer

    Location US-CO-Denver
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join the Pinnacle Architectural Lighting Team in Denver, CO . The Buyer’s primary responsibility is to purchase materials, equipment, supplies and services for the manufacturing of commercial lighting.  They review and analyze purchase requisitions, investigate and develop sources of suppliers, prepare bid specifications, issue bid requests and review quotations.  The Senior Buyer interprets purchasing procedures to departments and vendors, as a specialist in assigned material categories, which requires a degree of technical knowledge.  This position requires the use of initiative and independent judgment.



    What Will You Do?

    • Works under direction of Materials Manager to fill customer requests and procure materials to support the Master Production Schedule.  Creates and expedites purchase orders, and provides general customer service duties in a timely and efficient manner.  Works to minimize total cost of procuring and maintaining inventory.
    • Maintains item master data on assigned part numbers.  Provides necessary follow up when needed.
    • Receive and process customer requests by purchasing the appropriate commodity utilizing the INFOR and ERP system or other systems.
    • Act as liaison between customer service and suppliers to provide service and/or assistance to the customer’s satisfaction.
    • Expedite orders and ensure delivery schedules are met, advice planning of any issues with orders and pertinent shipping information.
    • Follow-up with suppliers on all due/past-due orders notifying the customer of potential problems, which may have developed, that could affect customer delivery and satisfaction.
    • Monitor all pricing levels with suppliers and the company.  Should negotiate pricing when appropriate.
    • Analyze potential suppliers and develop existing suppliers, manage supply chain and pricing structures while maintaining data on those suppliers.
    • Reconcile any price discrepancies with the suppliers, accounting, and customers.
    • Establish reorder points, min/max inventory levels, stocking agreements
    • Vendor management to keep costs down and maintain supplier on-time performance.
    • Work with high volume, low cost commodities as well as supplying vendors to ensure there never is a stock-out.
    • Basic MRO type purchases such as IT supplies, production supplies, etc.


    Basic Qualifications:



    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.


    • Minimum 3 years experience in the area of purchasing and/or supply chain management.


    Preferred Skills:


    • Strong analytical skills and understanding of process development.
    • Excellent time management and personal organization skills.
    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
    • Ability to listen and gather input from a variety of sources.
    • Ability to articulate and frame issues in a clear and concise manner, focusing on important areas.
    • Strong negotiation skills with ability to seek mutually beneficial agreements.
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
    • Experience with an ERP system
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.



    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us.  


    About Legrand’s Lighting Sector

    Through Pinnacle, Finelite, and OCL, Legrand designs and manufactures high performance, environmentally sustainable lighting solutions and products for commercial, educational and healthcare facilities.  We work with leading architects and contractors to supply systems and products.  We employ a talented group of lighting engineers and designers who work with the latest technologies, using cutting-edge tools to create fixtures which are unique and built to last.  Our products offer the design professional a complete palette of integrated products that breathe life into architectural spaces for design that lasts.  Legrand’s specification grade products are suited for a broad range of applications, and the integrated product line allows designers to create multi-level lighting scenarios using various luminaires from an extensive offering.








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